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Re: xntp configuration as client only
What i usually do is do a manual tickadj just confirm this..
check your ./var/log/messages
make sure you time to begin with prior to using ntp is
somewhat accurate. Then as a final check after a
coffee or two i do a ..
Then do a dmpeers to confirm that you are syncing with your peer or whatever..
Regard - email@example.com
Truman Boyes wrote:
> that should do it. you might want to see how far askew your clock it from
> the time server. ntp will not just change your time to match the
> server's. your clock will slowdown or speed up to eventually match the
> clock with the best stratum.
> how about your firewall rules ? are you permitting tcp/udp port 123 ? do a
> tcpdump and see if you are getting packets ?
> "There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home,"
> -- Ken Olson, pres., and founder of Digital Equipment Corp., 1971
> On Sun, 14 Jan 2001, Claus wrote:
> > Ok, now I really feel stupid.
> > I try to use xntp to synchronize my clock and did the following:
> > Installed the package via "pkg_add
> > ftp://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/2.8/packages/i386/xntp3-5.93e.tgz"
> > Then I created the file /etc/ntp.conf with the following content
> > server tick.usno.navy.mil
> > server time.iastate.edu
> > driftfile /etc/ntp.drift
> > And created a blank /etc/ntp.drift file and rebooted.
> > It just seems I'm missing something. I really wish that there is a simple
> > how-to for xntp.
> > Any help is greatly appreciated.